Promo. shots from Phoenix's Into the Woods - info. here.
Photos: Ricardo Escalon
About the Author
Ian holds a master's degree in musical theatre, a bachelor's degree in drama, and an AMusA in flute performance. His honours thesis was entitled "Transposition in Jonathan Larson's RENT," and his master's examined Jason Robert Brown's early-career compositional techniques. He has been a performer, musician, chorus master, and musical director for a number of productions including Jesus Christ Superstar (Flute); Chicago (Mary Sunshine); Oklahoma! (Chorus Master); Finian's Rainbow (Flute/Piccolo); The Sound of Music (Flute/Piccolo); Barnum (Ringmaster), for which he received a Music Theatre Guild of Victoria commendation; Hook: The Pantomime (Flute); RENT (Musical Director); Into the Woods (Musical Director); Parade (Musical Director); Sweeney Todd (Musical Director); and The Witches of Eastwick (Michael Spofford). He will be taking up the baton again later in the year as Musical Director for Mordialloc Light Opera Company's production of The Producers.